Hanging with the Proteges

I woke up a little late and when I finally did get up I had to hurry to the shower and get ready to head over to the new MTV Canada building at Yonge and Davenport. When I finally got there, I noticed an inordinate amount of 13-15 year old girls. I was about to appear on a show that is the equivalent to TRL in the U.S. On the show with me, was a “young stud” from the very popular MTV show, Laguna Beach. As I waited for my segment on the live show, the screams were deafening! The girls just belt it out, “AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!!” Amazing really. As I was waiting in the green room I met the guy that would be following me around for the next several days. He told me to refer to him as “MTV” so from here on out, if you here MTV that’s the dude I’m talking about. Anyway, he is putting together an MTV Diary episode, following me through the various things I’ll be doing in Toronto. Now, this isn’t the first time I’ve been followed around in one of these “day in the life” segments, but I was thoroughly impressed with “MTV.” This guy was a real pro and seemed to get all of the right shots without being intrusive in any way. After doing my duties at the Masonic Temple (the media building for MTV) I headed back to the hotel to meet with an old friend Ali for a quick bite. We caught up on things, and then realized we had to move it along as we were going to be meeting the prot